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CLAT Syllabus

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 will be conducted on May 13, 2018. The exam will be conducted by The National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi, and Kerala, India. CLAT is one of the most prestigious national level examinations for admission in to UG and PG programs offered by the top law colleges in India
The CLAT paper is conducted online in a time period of 2 hours (120 minutes). The paper has 200 questions under 5 different sections. The first step towards an effective preparation is to know the syllabus well. Since there has been no official syllabus released for CLAT, we have come up with a list of important topics based onĀ previous years CLAT papers.
Sr.No.SubjectsQuestionsMarks
1English including Comprehension4040 Marks
2General Knowledge and Current Affairs5050 Marks
3Elementary Mathematics (Numerical Ability)2020 Marks
4Legal Aptitude5050 Marks
5Logical Reasoning4040 Marks
**Negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer
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Read this article on detailed overview of the CLAT Exam Pattern
English including Comprehension
  1. ENGLISH VOCABULARY:
    1. Synonyms
    2. Antonyms
    3. Analogies
  2. ENGLISH PROFICIENCY:
    1. Idioms and Phrases
    2. One word substitution
    3. Sentence improvement
    4. Sentence Rearrangement
    5. Fill in the blanks
  3. ENGLISH USAGE ERRORS:
    1. Common errors
    2. Spotting errors
    3. Inappropriate usage of words
    4. Spelling mistakes
  4. ENGLISH COMPREHENSION
Elementary Mathematics
  1. ARITHEMATIC:
    1. Number system
    2. Square roots, Surds and indices
    3. H.C.F and L.C.M
    4. Simplification
    5. Ratio and proportions
    6. Average
    7. Logarithms and Functions
    8. Fractions and decimals
    9. Time and work
  2. COMMERCIAL MATHS
    1. Interest
    2. Percentage
    3. Profit, loss and Discounts
    4. Partnership
  3. MENSURATION
    1. Areas
    2. Volumes
  4. MODERN MATHEMATICS
    1. Permutation & Combination
    2. Probability
    3. Clocks & Calendars
  5. DATA INTERPRETATION
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General Knowledge and Current Affairs
  1. STATIC GK:
    1. Polity
    2. History- Ancient, Medieval, Modern and World
    3. Geography
    4. Economics
    5. General Science
    6. Science and technology
    7. Ecology
  2. CURRENT AFFAIRS:
    1. Events of National and International importance
    2. Current events in areas of Economics, Science, Sports, Places, Persons
    3. Books and Authors
Logical Reasoning
  1. LOGIC TESTS
    1. Statement Assumptions
    2. Statement Conclusions
    3. Statement Arguments
    4. Statement actions
  2. REASONING
    1. Number test
    2. Series test
    3. Direction and distance test
    4. Coding and Decoding
    5. Blood Relationships
    6. Ranking
    7. Analogy
Legal Aptitude
  1. Indian Constitution
  2. Indian Penal Code
  3. Law of Torts
  4. Indian Contract Act
  5. Family Law
  6. Legal Misc. (Intellectual Property Rights, Labour Laws, etc.)
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